The Ottumwa Courier

September 6, 2013

Noah's Ark blood drive set

Ottumwa Courier

---- — FAIRFIELD — Noah's Ark Animal Foundation will be hosting a community blood drive in honor of Cody Cohen from 2-7 p.m. Sept. 23 inside the community room at Noah's Ark, 1986 W. Gear Ave., Fairfield.

Donors who last gave blood on or before July 29 are eligible to donate. To schedule an appointment, call director Dawn Safrit at 641-472-6080 or visit

Donors must be at least 16 years old, be in good health and weigh at least 110 pounds. A blood donor card or other photo ID is required to donate. Sixteen-year-old donors must present a signed parental consent form each time they donate until reaching 17 years of age. Consent forms are available at

Donors with diabetes or controlled high blood pressure are eligible to donate.